Morgan Stanley Report Lends Support For A $15 Minimum Wage

A new research report from Wall Street titan Morgan Stanley suggests that a phased in $15 minimum wage would have minimal negative or positive effects on employment but would lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Republicans, and even some democrats, have suggested that the job losses associated with a…

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Syria Bombing Approved by Senate Parliamentarian

Amid criticism from leaders of both political parties following the White House’ decision to abruptly order a bombing raid on targets in Syria, President Joe Biden finally disclosed how he determined the controversial move was legal. ” I had a virtual Zoom lunch with Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough” Biden told…

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Of Money and Mouths

Two dozen House Democrats have sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris urging them to overrule Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough and keep a $15 minimum wage in Biden’s American Rescue Plan. House Democrats passed their version of the American Rescue Plan on Friday with the…

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